Stories of wars, suicide bombers, and hatred appear daily in the news from the Middle East. Many Western observers puzzle over the reasons for the turmoil. Why is there so much unrest in that part of the world? Why the hatred among different sects within Islam? What do the scriptures and modern prophets have to say about the situtation there? What are the prospects for peace in the Middle East? And how does the conflict affect me? These are the topics of this enlightening discussion. These insights into the history, religions, and people of that area will help you make sense of the headlines.